Jan 31, 2013 6:30pm EST
. israel's red line is based simply on the amount of uranium iran has enriched. iran's intentions remain a mystery but one thing is certain-- they keep getting better at enriching uranium. scott. >> pelley: david, thank you very much. iran will be one of the biggest challenges for chuck hagel if he is confirmed as the new secretary of defense. hagel had a rough day today at his senate confirmation hearing. the former republican senator's past statements about iran, israel, and iraq drew hostile questions, and here's wyatt andrews. >> reporter: republicans charge that in his 12 years as a senator, chuck hagel was too soft on iran and not supportive of israel. hagel was forced to retract one 2006 comment when he said the jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people up here, meaning congress, a statement that drew questions from senator lindsey graham. >> give me an example of where we've been intimidated by the israeli jewish lobby to do something dumb. regarding the middle east, israel, or anywhere else. >> well, i can't give you an example. >> thank you. >> reporter: hagel still rejected the n
Jan 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
israel about how to keep those weapons out of the hands of terrorists. syria's civil war began as a popular uprising. the u.n. says more than 600,000 refugees have fled. many have gone to tur dee-- turkey an clarissa ward is there. >> reporter: this may look like a basement storefront, but hidden inside is a school for 500 children, all of them refugees from syria's civil war. we visited an english class. >> hello. >> hello! >> reporter: where we met 13-year-old omar. >> where are you from, omar? >> i'm from aleppo. >> from aleppo. >> yes. >> reporter: aleppo, syria's largest city has been pounded for months by the syrian air force. whole neighborhoods have been reduced to rubble. when the fighting 2k3w09 too close, omar and his family fled across the border to turkey. >> why did you come here? >> because bashar assad destroyed all syria and we come here to have a life, good life. >> reporter: another boy ali told us that he lost both of his hands and his left eye when a plane bombed his house. in a math class we wanted to know how many have lost someone in their family in the war.
Jan 30, 2013 6:30pm EST
was a military research facility, but our david martin at the peak tells us, that israel hit a convoy believed to be carrying weaponweapons to hezbollah, the militant group based in lebanon. syria is in the middle of a ruinous civil war. israel and the u.s. are worried that syrian arms, including chemical weapons, could wind up in the hands of terrorists. we have new information on the problems with boeing's revolutionary 787. we'll show you why it's a lot more difficult for police to trace a gun than you might expect. and we'll remember the last of the andrews sisters when the cbs evening news continues. not easy to find, but worth it. ot, but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my docto prescrib. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that means...fish on! symbicort is for copd including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your r
Jan 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
opponents also highlight his commentsr about israel and gays.s of israeli influence on the u.s. hagel said: the jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people up here. i'm a united states senator, i'm not an israeli senator." hagel also opposed the nomination of james hormel as ambassador to luxembourg in 1998 because hormel was openly gay. "i think it's an inhibiting factor to be openly aggressively gay like hormel."pe he recently apologized callinggr the remarks insensitive. president obama did not spend a lot of time in the united states senator. he forged a relationship on candor and trust with hagel partially during trips to iraq and afghanistan. the president today said he'ds t always been impressed with willing to go against hagel's'd wisdom.ress hagel said he if he's confirmedst he'll do just that. >> pelley: what about the man nominated to be director of central intelligence, general brennan? will he have an easier time? >> reporter: probably an easier time. wi he's been the number one advisor for the president dealing with every terrorist plot-- real, imagined, large and small-- f